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Scio cheerleaders show their spirit

This past summer, the Scio cheerleading team rallied to overcome the odds and won against teams from much larger schools to prove their mettle.

The squad competed with fourteen other groups in a week-long cheer camp held during July at… 640 more words


Is it time for Woodbury County to join the party?

This week, two more counties in Iowa — Linn and Wapello — joined Johnson County in setting a countywide minimum wage. In Linn County, the wage will rise to $10.25 by January 2019, while Wapello County followed Johnson County’s lead in raising the wage to $10.10 in three installments. 577 more words


Linn County officials take step toward increasing wage

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Linn County supervisors have taken a first step toward increasing the county’s minimum wage.

KCRG-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2bDHBpN ) the supervisors voted Wednesday for a Linn County increase of the state’s current minimum wage of $7.25 an hour to $8.25 on Jan. 74 more words


It Was Lucky We Missed Smashing the Monarch

It happened on Highway 1, south of Mount Vernon, Saturday, Aug. 27. I was driving at probably close to 60 mph (I know, the speed limit is 55, I wasn’t that far over), when suddenly, to my right, a bright orange butterfly came flitting towards the path of my van. 874 more words


On The Radio - New Cedar Rapids sustainability coordinator provides multifaceted momentum

Jenna Ladd | August 8, 2016

This week’s On The Radio segment takes a closer look at Cedar Rapid’s first-ever sustainability coordinator and University of Iowa graduate, Eric Holthaus.  352 more words


Gang Rape Reported At Oregon Raggae Festival

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Linn County authorities say a 21-year-old woman reported being raped by five men at a reggae festival in Scio, Oregon.

The woman told sheriff’s deputies she met two men at a tavern late Saturday and agreed to go with them to the festival. 101 more words


McDowell Creek Falls County Park: Majestic, Royal Terrace, McDowell, and Crystal Pool

I usually feel very blessed to live in the middle of our great state. It really is a great hub for going on all of these adventures. 458 more words

Oregon Waterfalls